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Essentials with JD #464 **GWANGJU AND JEONNAM CULTURAL WEEK**

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Various cultural events are set to take place in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo for a cultural week.

Gwangju City announced that it started the 4th Gwangju and Jeonnam Cultural Week event from the 13th to 27th in order to implement coexistence of culture and arts of South Korea through solidarity and cooperation of Jeollanamdo and cultural artists.

The event is held biennially to promote cultural cooperation and mutual understanding between Gwangju and Jeollanamdo.

Under the theme of ‘Unity in Culture’, the opening ceremony took place at the 5.18 Democracy Plaza with more than 150 related figures and citizens attending.

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On the 23rd, 26th and 27th there will be a cultural exchange program called ‘Namdo Art Troupe’ to explore the Jeonnam International Sumuk Biennale and Jindo Ullim Sanbang (Art) House

In addition, Jeonnam will host a tour of the 2018 Gwangju Biennale, the ACC Asia Creative Studio and historical and cultural villages around Yanglim-dong area.

Those wish to participate in the program can visit the website of the Gwangju Cultural Foundation at www.gjcf.or.kr.

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Please take care and stay healthy,

 

JD